About Ben Silverio

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Ben F. Silverio received a degree from Drexel University in the Screenwriting and Playwriting Program with a minor in Television Production. While at Drexel, Ben co-founded and co-hosted a film review show called The Pretentious Film Majors, which has evolved into a multi-format form of entertainment including blogs, podcasts on iTunes, articles in the school paper, and a potential tv show. Now armed with an extremely expensive piece of paper, Ben can begin climbing the treacherous ladder of the entertainment industry, which he hopes to do while streaming WWE wrestling matches, reading Marvel comics, and blogging about the excessive amount of movies and tv shows that he watches, all on the iPhone that is permanently attached to his hand.
Favorites: Star Wars, Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Men In Black, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Batman: The Animated Series, The Walking Dead, Futurama, and generally all things related to Marvel
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • Christopher Nolan May Be Involved In Rumored ‘Akira’ Trilogy

    Posted Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    After gaining critical acclaim for ‘Memento’ in 2000, Christopher Nolan became a bona fide hit-maker for Warner Bros. The studio has distributed all his projects (either solely or jointly) since 2002, including ‘The Prestige’, ‘Inception’, ‘Interstellar’, and his Dark Knight Trilogy. But now a rumor has surfaced saying that WB is bringing him in on […]

  • First Look At Quake’s New Uniform In ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 3

    Posted Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    From her humble beginnings as a rebellious hacker to her evolution as a full on field agent, Chloe Bennet’s Skye has gone through a number of changes on ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..‘ A big one was certainly when we all learned that her real name is Daisy Johnson, but an even more impactful revelation was when her Inhuman […]

  • Rachel McAdams Confirms ‘Doctor Strange’ Involvement

    Posted Monday, September 14th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4

    With shooting scheduled to commence in November, Scott Derrickson’s cast for ‘Doctor Strange’ is slowly starting to be made official. ‘Sherlock’ and ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ star Benedict Cumberbatch was the first one confirmed for the project last year when the popular British actor signed on to play the Sorcerer Supreme in the second film in […]

  • Elizabeth Olsen Reveals Main Villain Of ‘Captain America: Civil War’

    Posted Monday, September 14th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4

    As we all know by now, there are a lot of people in ‘Captain America: Civil War.’ Not only will we catch up with characters like Black Widow, Falcon, the Winter Soldier, and Agent 13 from the last film featuring the Sentinel of Liberty, but we’ll also see Hawkeye, Ant-Man, the Vision, Iron Man, and […]

  • Final Two ‘Divergent’ Films Receive New Titles

    Posted Sunday, September 13th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4

    There are many tropes in the young adult genre these days. For example, there’s usually a love triangle, a quirky best friend, and a tortured hero. Another common practice among this genre is splitting the final book in the series into two movies. We’ve seen it with ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘Twilight,’ and ‘The Hunger Games’ already […]

  • Disney Begins Construction On ‘Star Wars’ Land Next Year

    Posted Sunday, September 13th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4

    During the D23 Expo last month, the Walt Disney Company made major waves when they announced that they would be bringing ‘Star Wars’ to their trademark theme parks in a big way. After many years of rumors and speculation, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger revealed that they would be partnering with Lucasfilm to bring […]

  • Clark Gregg Won’t Even Tell The Muppets About ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 3

    Posted Saturday, September 12th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4

    There has always been an air of mystery surrounding the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Though we would get teases every now and then from filmmakers or stars, details for these projects remain largely under wraps. Naturally, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ is no different. Like the organization itself, there are many secrets to be kept. Luckily, Clark Gregg […]

  • New ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Pics Show Jean Grey, Archangel, & More

    Posted Friday, September 11th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Coming out of San Diego Comic-Con, 20th Century Fox has gone all out to promote their next Marvel mutant adventure ‘X-Men: Apocalypse.’ Though we caught glimpses of the expansive cast here and there, we got our first look at franchise newcomers Alexandra Shipp, Olivia Munn, and Oscar Isaac in a blockbuster issue of Entertainment Weekly. […]

  • Fan Favorite Characters May Take Center Stage In ‘Transformers 5’

    Posted Friday, September 11th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4

    In recent talks about the Transformers movie franchise, the hot topic has been the plans of a cinematic universe with more sequels and spinoffs from the minds of Michael Bay, Steven Spielberg, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Akiva Goldsman, and a brain trust of writers including Zak Penn (‘The Avengers’), Jeff Pinker (‘Lost’), Art Marcum & Matt […]

  • Why Was Grey Hulk Left Out Of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’?

    Posted Friday, September 11th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

      Lately, we’ve been hearing all about the projects that the Hulk will be left out of in Marvel Studios’ Phase Three. Last week, it was revealed that the character had been cut from ‘Captain America: Civil War.’ Then this week, we were reminded that the Jade Giant wouldn’t cross paths with Star-Lord and company in […]

  • Karen Gillan’s Nebula May Have Hair In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

    Posted Friday, September 11th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    Back in 2013, former ‘Doctor Who’ star Karen Gillan shocked her fans when she revealed that she had shaved her head to play Nebula in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’ She also did it in the best way possible as she took off her wig made of her signature red locks in front of everyone present in […]

  • “Green Arrow” Finally Gets Mentioned In New ‘Arrow’ Season 4 Promo

    Posted Thursday, September 10th, 2015 04:59 pm GMT -4

    At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, we learned that DC Comics’ Emerald Archer would finally be living up to the nickname when ‘Arrow’ returns for a fourth season this fall on The CW. Series star Stephen Amell emerged on stage in Hall H with a new costume for the Green Arrow. Not the Vigilante. Not […]

  • Latest Promo For ‘The Flash’ Season 2 Spotlights Jay Garrick And Atom-Smasher

    Posted Thursday, September 10th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    When ‘The Flash’ debuted on The CW last year, mild mannered Barry Allen was introduced to a whole new world. This was a world of masked vigilantes and super-powered villains. But by the end of the first season, things got even weirder. Time travel, alternate timelines, and other dimensions came into play thanks to the adventures of […]

  • James Gunn Debunks Hulk Rumors For ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’… Again

    Posted Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Almost immediately after ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ came out, there were talks of a sequel due to the unexpected overwhelmingly positive reception to the film. Later we learned that James Gunn would return to write and direct the 2017 Phase Three film known as ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’. Then things got quiet for […]

  • ‘Captain America’ Star Chris Evans Thinks Superhero Movies Could Stick Around

    Posted Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4

    A few years ago, legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg stated that superhero and comic book movies were a fad that would die off sooner rather than later. Last week, he followed up by saying that he still thinks that way and that the genre will go the way of the Western, which periodically pops up from […]